[Marxism] Democratic Party debate enjoyable but skimmed the surface

John Reimann 1999wildcat at gmail.com
Thu Feb 20 14:11:15 MST 2020

The latest Democratic Party debate once again featured a deafening absence:
The absence of a mass, independent working class movement.

"Like the gunfight at the OK Corral, the confrontation with Michael (“Mike
can get it done”) Bloomberg was a much anticipated event. It did not
disappoint as far as seeing an autocratic billionaire get his comeuppance.
As far as providing a way forward, that’s a different question....

"In general, Bloomberg has been attacked for trying to buy an election,
with his $338.3 million and counting spent so far. But this is just the tip
of the iceberg; it’s what lies under the surface that is most
significant.... "


*“In politics, abstract terms conceal treachery.” *from "The Black
Jacobins" by C. L. R. James
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